Situated in northern Taiwan, Taipei is Taiwan’s capital as well as its economic, political, educational, and cultural center. It is a modern and international metropolis that is vibrant and brimming with diversity.
Taipei offers endless amounts exciting, cultural and unique experiences.
From the tallest building in the world, Taipei 101 (2004 to 2010), to the world-class collection of Chinese art housed in the National Palace Museum, Taipei combines age-old traditions with modernization. Old temples with elaborate sculptures and paintings blend with modern neon-lit streets. Taipei satisfies many tastes ranging from world famous restaurants to crowded night markets. Take your pick. A few minutes drive takes you to the foot of the mountains surrounding the Taipei basin. There one can enjoy hot springs rich in minerals or a walk into the forest to enjoy nature.
Taipei’s traditional culture takes one back through time while its modern prosperity offers a comfortable and convenient living environment. There is a countless variety of local street foods that whet the appetite, and friendly people with warm smiles.